Wednesday, June 06, 2007

U.N. says many Darfur camps full as thousands flee

(Reuters) - Many camps for those who have fled violence in Darfur are full as thousands more civilians are driven from their homes in the western Sudanese region, the United Nations said on Wednesday.

U.N. spokesman George Somerwill also told reporters that 67 vehicles belonging to the world's largest aid operation in Darfur had been hijacked or attacked so far this year and voiced concern at the increasingly violent nature of those attacks.

"Nearly 140,000 people have been identified as newly displaced since the beginning of the year, with at least 10,000 on the move in May," he told a news conference in Khartoum. Read more >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

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